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in this country and strongly supports joining the law of the sea. marvin was unable to join us today, but he has submitted testimony for the record. in his full testimony, we place in the record as if right here in full. a short excerpt. if the united states were to become a party to the convention, it could participate in the internationally recognized process for claiming extended continental shelf and the rights over oil and gas which would provide legal certainty for accessing and developing those energy resources. without this clear claim, our company would not find investment conditions favorable. finally, we turn to manufacturing. as many of you know, rare earth minerals are critical to a large part of modern manufacturing. rare earth minerals are an essential component of communication systems and defense control systems and missile defense control technology and other weapons systems. it includes the breath of their scope of rare either mineral use and it's in electronics and in computers and cell phones and all of the advanced weapons systems, some of which i named. today, my friends,
and materials. >> laura, thank you for joining us. >> great to be with you. >> we are trying to let folks know what happened at this big nuclear security summit that was just in seoul, korea. how do you assess what happened there? >> i thought it was a really great moment of coming together of 58 global leaders looking at the various issues of nuclear security. this was a concept invented by president obama in his speech in product in 2009. the first was held in the u.s. in 2010. two years later, we have gathered even more leaders together to focus on the seriousness of the risk of terrorism, the vulnerability of nuclear material are on the world, the international cooperation it will take to secure that material and prevent it from coming into that hands of terrorists. >> so it is material as well as existing weaponry? >> that is right. it covers both sets of concerns. >> and then you take -- what level of know how it is concerned, how you put things together. >> that is right. >> in the u.s., we are concerned nowadays more worth -- correct me if i'm wrong. a suitcase bomb? >> and improvised
condition. it was the worst mass shooting in the u.s. since the killings of 32 people at virginia tech five years ago. we'll have more on the store after the headlines. syrian rebels continue to make gains on the regime of bashar al-assad, seizing a number of border crossings with neighboring iraq and turkey. opposition fighters overrun government forces at two major crossings, including one controlling the vital trade route on the damascus to baghdad highway. meanwhile, the syrian government says the country's intelligence chief, hisham ikhtiyar, has died from injuries sustained in wednesday's bombing of a high- level meeting in damascus, making him the fourth assad regime insider to die in the attack. and it's the violence, the united nations is warning 1 million syrians are now believed to be internally displaced, double the previous estimate. the fighting continues in syria one day after russia and china vetoed a security council resolution threatening new sanctions on the syrian regime. russia and china say they took action over demands for the inclusion of penalties under chapter seve
, and he applies the brakes or uses the steering wheel to avoid the accident. >> host: why are you up here on capitol hill? what's the importance of showing this to politicians? >> guest: first of all, we think today everyone is distracted driving. we want people to be safer, we want to expose our -- [inaudible] to capitol hill. we think there are many people who can leverage that technology in order to help us save lives, to help us spread the word out there and to, you know, the families and the drivers -- >> host: is mobileye yet available? >> guest: mobileye is available for the consumers. right now we are working with several retail chains, and we are getting more and more into the retail market, and definitely. anyone who wants the system can e-mail us at mobileye.com, we'll hook him up with an installer. >> host: isaac litman is the ceo of mobileye here at the consumer electronics show in washington. stephanie lundberg is with the ford motor company, and you have a display here at the consumer electronics show. why is ford at this tech show? >> guest: essentially, ford is a technolo
>> welcome to the "journal." >> welcome. >> here is what we have coming up. >> u.s. treasury secretary timothy geithner comes to germany to talk about the european crisis. >> no ending to the fighting in of 0h. france calls for an urgent meeting of the u.n. security council. >> it trial begins in moscow. a fight between the president and an all-female punk band. >> well, it is usually a playground for germany's rich and famous, but today it was the scene of high end diplomacy in the eurozone debt crisis. >> the u.s. treasury secretary swept into the north sea island to see his german counterpart wolfgang scheuble who is on vacation there. >> the markets are hoping that a game-changer in the crisis could be on the way. that is after mario draghi promised last week to do all it takes to stabilize the euro. >> germany's finance minister cannot of charlie's get the debt crisis during his summer break. u.s. treasury secretary timothy geithner called on wolfgang short life ensued, to urge germany to work together with other eurozone states to resolve the crisis and boost confidence
,000 vehicles use that bridge each and every day. the threat came from the u.s. side of the bridge there was a similar threat four-days ago to a tunnel crossing. >>> the fbi was sending in tracking dogs as police were draining the lake where the girl's buys siblings were found. the 8 and 10-year-old were last seen leaving their grandmother's house on friday. the family is determined to find the girls, though police say they are grasping at straws with no clues in this case. >>> i have run over nevering my mind a thousand times and it's impossible. you just try to hold on whatever hope you have. >>> a tip line turning up multiple reports articles of clothing found but none be long to go the girls. >> a prosecution scandal is brewing for the government. a retired treasury department employee allegedly used office computers that you pay for to contact prostitutes on the web site's craig's list. he even used his work e-mail to human resource employee accused of meeting various prostitutes three times in 2001507bd also using government issued id to pay for the hotel rooms. the employee
's lawsuit against the u.s. anti doping agency. arm strog wants to stop the agency to stripping him of his 7 tour defrance titles. the judge dismissing the suit because of procedural issues. his lawyers will refile it today. the agency claims he took performance enhancing drugs for years which he denies. damage to the washington month monument during last summer's earthquake could keep the building closed for two years. the estimate from the national park service. we have video now that sent tourists running. the quakes caused large chunks of stones to loosen and crack especially near the top. the $15 million worth of repairs were expected to take just a year. 600 thousand tourists visit that monument every year. >>> the florida lifeguard who inspired -- he was awarded the key to the city from hole endale beach officials but getting a bigger award from a man who almost drowned from the man on the beach. >> you saved my life. >> you hear he was okay. we heard he is doing okay. i never had confirmation. i never knew how he was really doing. now seeing him here it's overwhelming. >> tomas was o
monetary fund says the u.s. economy is recovering, but it's still very fragile. good evening. i'm judy woodruff. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. on the newshour tonight, armed with an i.m.f. report issued today, christine lagarde warns that u.s. policy-makers must be careful not to overdo debt reduction. >> to bring the debt under control, action needs to be taken over a period of time. that is not just next year. that is going to extend for the next ten years. it needs to be gradual, not so contractionary that the economy folds. >> woodruff: we have an update on efforts across the country to recover from wildfires, extreme heat, and power outages. >> brown: susan dentzer of the journal "health affairs" answers questions many of you are asking about how health care reform will work, now that the supreme court has weighed in. >> for somebody who is running a small business, what does this new health care plan... how does that impact future busess owners? >> brown: margaret warner interviews mexico's new president-elect, enrique pe√Ďa nieto, about drug war violence and relations with th
. >> a prosecution scandal is brewing for the government. a retired treasury department employee allegedly used office computers that you pay for to contact prostitutes on the web site's craig's list. he even used his work e-mail to human resource employee accused of meeting various prostitutes three times in 2001507bd also using government issued id to pay for the hotel rooms. the employee retire later. >> oo country music first female super star kitty wells is dead. >> she passed away from complications of her stroke. in 1952 her song was a number one hit first by a woman. the second female ever inducted into the hall of fame. the queen of country music was 92 years old. >> what a name of that song. >> that's what we are calling you honky tonk hazel. republicans are accusing democrats of recklessly toying with the economy. a senator is threatening to let taxes go up for millions of americans on january 1st. kelly rice joins us with more. >>> over the weekend president obama recently challenged congress to skip what he calls quote the unnecessary drama of needless delays and all of the partisa
not tell us. that man, according to police, apparently ran from the pier to the corner of davis and washington that's when police saw him and that's when the shooting began. we are waiting for the assistant chief to appear here at this crime scene. she will be here shortly to talk to us. we will keep you updated. >>> right now rowdy and bizarre protest going on at usc f mission bay in san francisco where students are turning to theatrics. amy hollyfield is live outside the meeting. >> reporter: it was quite entertaining. as police were ing in and telling everyone they wanted the room cleared the protesters left willingly, no arrests were made but they made sure they finished their rehearsed and choreographed statement. they were dressed as zombies but came to life during the uc regents meeting dancing to the song "thriller" while regents tried to call the meeting back to order. students say their tuition debt is killing them that's why they look like the walking dead. before they broke out into song and dance they used the public comment time to make their case for no more tuiti
of that victim. paramedics would not tell us. that man, according to police, apparently ran from the pier to the corner of davis and washington that's when police saw him and that's when the shooting began. we are waiting for the assistant chief to appear here at this crime scene. she will be here shortly to talk to us. we will keep you updated. >>> right now rowdy and bizarre protest going on at usc f mission bay in san francisco where students are turning to theatrics. amy hollyfield is live outside the meeting. >> reporter: it was quite entertaining. as police were ing in and telling everyone they wanted the room cleared the protesters left willingly, no arrests were made but they made sure they finished their rehearsed and choreographed statement. they were dressed as zombies but came to life during the uc regents meeting dancing to the song "thriller" while regents tried to call the meeting back to order. students say their tuition debt is killing them that's why they look like the walking dead. before they broke out into song and dance they used the public comment time to make their
might you and the mayor use your cities and highlighting your cities and the urban renaissance of those cities in the partisan events to actually make those issues maybe even less partisan. is that possible? >> yes. i do think it's possible to make them less partisan. historically they had been less partisan. one of the folks i most admire on transportation is the secretary of transportation, lay la hood who is a republican. he talks a lot about the way these infrastructure investments pay off. they pay off in direct jobs in terms of getting construction workers and emergencies and architects and others employed from a jobs perspective. when you look at the ability of cities to manage congestion and air quality, but also to create more nobility choices for people, it's important. charlotte is growing by 30,000 new people every year net. >> 2/3 of the people in the county are from elsewhere? is that financial services or why? >> the largest employer in charlotte is carolina's health care system. health care is an increasingly large part of the economy and then we have energy com
was trying to kick start economy. thanks for inviting us into your home. fair and balanced and unafraid. enjoy independence day. we'll be here so please tune in. fox report is next. >> a show of force in the nuclear standoff with iran. the pentagon bolstering our military power in the region as tensions continued to rise and iran tests a missile said to be capable of hitting israel. plus, keeping our southern borders safe with a new fleet of armored gun boats. >> people that we go up against the drug cartels they have unlimited money and unlimited firepower. >> tonight, lock and load on the riogrande. >> and the death of television legend andy griffith. >> i don't blame you with all that lip lim stick all over your face, you do look kind of swreet >> an entertainment icon. >> a diplomatic breakthrough concerning the war in afghanistan. >> john: the pakistani government reopening critical supply routes after white house said it was sorry 24 troops died in an air strike. they closed the routes into afghanistan. they used the routes to get supplies to troops on the front line.
>> alan: extreme heat across the u.s. tonight dozen are dead including baby left in a car on a sweltering day. >> ama: a baby girl just a few months old died in indiana after she was left in a car in 105-degree heat. the is just one of at least 30 people who died from the record-setting heat that is scorching the nation. here's the latest. >> reporter: the extreme heat was blamed for a transformer fire in mid-town manhattan on saturday. manhole exploded igniting a minivan, and flames climbed 15 stores up the side of an apartment building. >> the car was completely in flames. getting the cav golding in flames -- cav golding in flames. >> 22 states were under heat advisories. >> just suffering and i can't form any coehart -- coherent thownts. >> the drought like conditions are driving up food prices for everyone. less than half the u.s. corn crop is in good condition. vegetable farmers in wisconsin, cattle farmers in oklahoma, both are saying the heat will cause prices to rise. >> i have had to sell assets or watch the animals tie. >> relief is on the way but not yet. the in
in london. the first stop of his first overseas trip of this campaign season and a chance for us to sit down with the presumptive gop nominee. more on that in just a moment. >>> first again tonight our attention is focused on the aftermath and investigation in colorado. a huge development in the case today. something from the accused gunman himself that was sent before the shooting that if discovered earlier might have changed this story. it's where we begin, again, tonight with miguel alguer in aurora, colorado. miguel, good evening. >> reporter: brian, good evening. a judge issued a gag order in this case, so police cannot publicly comment on the evidence they have received and gathered. law enforcement sources tell nbc news the suspect did mail a package which could become a valuable piece of evidence. senior law enforcement sources say accused gunman james holmes mailed the package here to the university of colorado medical center in aurora. the package is said to contain details writings about, quote, killing people. >> it's an important factor in assessing whether or not he was acting
of u.s. security policy. west versus east. and just wanted to make the point at the outset that it is insufficient to talk about the border region being secure without specifying precisely where you are talking about. in terms of our preliminary findings on the objective measures, i will just focus on a couple here. terror related activity, falling 9/11, a lot was made about are perceived the vulnerability at the u.s.-mexico border. this was one of the major driving forces behind -- this was an additional driving force behind increasing staffing and infrastructure at our border with mexico. a specific interest in the report or what we call special interest aliens. these are countries that are either designated state sponsors of terrorism, such as iran, countries were terrorist organizations are known to operate, such as colombia or pakistan. according to the latest data we have been able to focus on, arrest by border patrols increased between 2007 and 2011. during fiscal year 2011, the number of arrests was down to 380, a decline when compared with 2010. the trend line june
at the use of domestic drums. republican senator tom coburn on the anti-tax pledge signed by many gop members of congress. >> it was about those men and women who are almost mortally injured and more. who because of the huge advances that have been made and medical trauma treatment over the last 10 years, now they are being saved. an incredible number of being saved. almost everybody who follows on the battlefield is being saved. i wanted to write about what life was like for these people. i started out with the question having seen some people who were pretty, pretty gruesomely maimed , wouldn't it be better off if they were dead? .we wish that they were dead? >> the senate education committee heard from college presidents today about ways to control tuition costs. educators are michigan, iowa, indiana and florida testified from us two hours. >> senate committee on health education committee and labour pensions will come to order. as we approach the start of the academic year, many students and families are struggling to pay the estimated cost of college. during the difficult economic times,
>> alan: extreme heat across u.s. tonight dozen are dead including baby left in a car on a sweltering day. >> ama: a baby girl just a few months old died in indiana after she was left in a car in 105-degree heat. the is just one of at least 30 people who died from the record-setting heat that is scorching the nation. here's the latest. >> reporter: the extreme heat was blamed for a transformer fire in mid-town manhattan on saturday. manhole exploded igniting a minivan, and flames climbed 15 stores up the side of an apartment building. >> the car was completely in flames. getting the cav golding in flames -- cav golding in flames. >> 22 states were under heat advisories. >> just suffering and i can't form any coehart -- coherent thownts. >> the drought like conditions are driving up food prices for everyone. less than half the u.s. corn crop is in good condition. vegetable farmers in wisconsin, cattle farmers in oklahoma, both are saying the heat will cause prices to rise. >> i have had to sell assets or watch the animals tie. >> relief is on the way but not yet. the in
.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. a record-setting heat wave in the eastern u.s. is starting to ease after two weeks of scorching temperatures. the heat wave has been blamed for causing at least 74 deaths from the midwest to the east coast, including 18 people around chicago and 13 people in maryland. all-time highs hit major cities including philadelphia, washington, said louis, indianapolis, and louisville, with more than 4500 heat records broken overall. dry conditions and a lack of rain are also devastating corn crops across the plains, which faces its worst drought in 25 years. although eastern states will see a respite, western states are facing a potential heat wave that could bring record highs later this week. to see our coverage of the latest u.s. heat wave and global warming, go to democracynow.org. president obama is expected to resume a long-running dispute with republicans to the of the bush era tax cuts that favor the wealthy and plunge the nation as a further deficit. in a rose garden address, obama will renew his call to limit the tax cuts extension to those
secretary, i apologize. >> well, u.s. the wrong question, with a lot of insinuation. it is not fair to the men and women who work in this area. >> if it had been in place at the time, prior to the fort hood massacre, would it have prevented a major from carrying out that terrorist attack? >> it is difficult to give you a firm yes or no, but i can tell you that the curriculum goes to the indicators of someone who is moved from extreme ideology and i will be happy to provide a briefing on that. >> i would be happy. we would be very interested in hearing that. also, the curriculum described in your testimony, how will it prevent homegrown terrorists without singling out individual groups due to religious or political beliefs? with that question, i want to remind you that there are individuals in your department who have described people who are military veterans, gun owners, christian conservatives, they have been described as terrorists. how to prevent me from being singled out as a terrorist? someone like him from not being a terrorist? >> representative, as you know, the court that
here. activist said security forces used mortars and attacked. shooting was reported in a main street right in the heart of damascus. in other parts, things seem to be fairly normal. the main centers of the regime's power have yet to come under attack. the free syrian army is calling its operation at damascus volcano. after 16 months, the uprising has finally arrived in the capital. >> to libya, the national forces alliance looks to of done very well. in contrast to a neighbor in -- neighborin countries, islamist parties are trailing behind. here is our correspondent. >> ever so slowly, the results of libya's first democratic elections in more than 40 years are being declared. thus far, a moderate technocrats is edging ahead. he was propelled on the world stage after the fall of gaddafi. welcome to warmly by nicolas sarkozy and other global leaders. western educated and english speaking, he was credited with attracting support. he was one of the first high- profile defectors to the national transitional council at the beginning of the revolution. opponents have criticized his link to
a special interest and relationship to south of the border. many of us have familial relationships. some recent, some past culture language. and i don't believe that this country has ever really focused on these attributes that could be a benefit to the united states coming and why today i think the timing couldn't be better. the growth of the latino community in the united states is the largest minority group in the united states. its voting power has been increasing tremendously and i do think that looking at south of the border there are opportunities, positive opportunities that benefit this country by a closer alliance and closer relationship. as an example, i don't think americans truly understand the significant changes that have occurred both domestically and internationally south of the border that would benefit paying more attention. as an example, the evolution and the strengthening of democracy in certain important large countries in south america and central america mexico, colombia, brazil. you know, we have cemented the space ideals of a space form of government, and coupl
said that that's something that only the chief justice will know and when he decides to tell us-- if he decides to tell us-- could be some time way in the future. >> glor: jan crawford from new hampshire tonight. jan, thank you. we will have more of jan's interview with mitt and anne romney tomorrow an cbs "this morning." this week, the summer driving season moves into high gear and americans are paying a lot less at the pump. the price of gas is now $3.34 a gallon-- down 60 cents in almost three months. michelle miller examines whether that trend will continue. >> as you can see the size of the fuel tanks... >> reporter: when we visited trucking fleet owner andy anastasio in connecticut last march, his big rigs were guzzling almost $1,400 worth of diesel every time he filled a tank. not anymore. what's your fuel cost today? >> to fill up the truck, about $1,000. >> reporter: that's a savings of $5,000 every week. you don't sound particularly excited. >> well, we're cautiously optimistic. we'd like to see fuel back down to $2 a gallon where it was only a couple years ago. >> reporter: b
us. it is starting to take intelligence from people on the ground to do so. as well as those that try to prevent these kinds of attacks. mr. chairman? >> mr. clark is recognized for five minutes. >> [inaudible] >> i do not think it your microphone is working. i do not think that it is being picked up. sorry. try the of the microphone. >> all right. >> is it turned on? >> all right. [laughter] >> this one was just used by mr. richardson. this is yours? we will go from clark to clark. >> thank you, mr. chair. secretary, thank you again for recognizing and protecting the system for the key priority of the illustration. as you are well aware -- well aware, this is a high risk area. if the underwear bomber had been successful a huge commercial aircraft would have blown up over metropolitan detroit. my concern is how to best warn the public about an imminent danger like this so that they can take cover immediately. i feel that one of the most reliable ways to do so is to alert the public through the free vocal broadcasting media tv and radio. while many people in detroit rely on televisions
does not square at all with reality, that every one of the 100 of us here, the 435 members of the house on the other side and presidential candidates are living with? do they have any understanding of that? so here we are. what else can we do? we're here late at night trying, desperately trying to either persuade our colleagues, whose self-interest mitigates against them joining us, to persuade the people, although the issue of campaign finance is often an abstract one at a time when people are so busy working hard, paying the bills, raising the families and experiencing the vicissitudes of life that god gives and visits on each and every one of us. maybe it will affect one of the justices on the supreme court who are sort of living in a fantasy world as their decisions undo the very democracy that they are supposed to preserve. we're trying. that's all we can do. and the one thing i want to amy colleagues on both sides of the aisle, the american people and everybody else who is involved in this issue, we are not going to stop trying till we succeed. dr. king, one of the great men of am
scholar focusing on retirement issues for the americanthank yog with us. >> thank you. >> tomorrow, "washington journal" we look at the implications from a recent supreme court decision striking down a ban on political money in local elections. christopher wilson discusses the president of election in mexico and what it means for the u.s. alan fisher talks about how al jazeera's network covers american news around the world. "washington journal" live at 7:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. leon panetta said the military plans to deploy units to strengthen security capabilities around the world. he delivered remarks on a new defense strategy that focuses on a more collaborative approach to meet security challenges in the future. he also spoke about the need for the department to invest in cyber security and space. this is a little under one hour. >> we welcome me care for a very special presentation. -- you here for a very special presentation. it is my pleasure to welcome the chairman of the board of the institute of peace, robert west. [applause] >> thank you. ladies and gentlemen, i am c
the fast judicial overreaching on the one hand not to mention, "of verbal wizardry that took us too far, too deep into the forbidden land of the softest that's obviously not the leverage that we typically read in these opinions. so the affordable care act having survived one near-death experience now moves on to what may be the next one, the november elections. but even the very strong language that was of waste by the dissenting justices, and in some instances by the chief justice himself, we now know what a majority of the court thinks the government cannot compel us to do something we are not doing already unless it calls a tax in which case it can and in which case tam put it on the health affairs blog yesterday millions of americans were able to go to sleep last night secure in the knowledge that the federal government cannot meet you eat broccoli. [laughter] we move on now to discuss a little bit more in detail and in depth with the decision said and what it means going forward not just for the field of constitutional law but for all the other concerns i mentioned. and we have a v
. in the northeast storms knocked out power to millions of homes. brian, thank you for being there for us. people may not be able to get their power back for ang entire week. that's what we are hearing. what are they doing in the meantime to stay safe? >> reporter: poppy, they are being advised to come to places like this. the library is one of more than 30 cooling centers throughout the state where people are being encouraged to go to. if you can't go to someplace like this people are being asked to go to malls and restaurants to get inside and get away from the heat. it is miserable. the temperatures in this area spiking at or near 100 degrees. you are being asked to physically move in out of the heat. this is the library. three dozen or so cooling centers in this area. it is one of those set up here. you can feel the relief as you go inside from out. we are going to talk to a gentleman who came in here with his daughter. you have more than a million people without power in the state of virginia right now. 739,000 customers translating to more than a million people according to governor bob mcdonal
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in mexico and what it means for the u.s. later, al jazeera english correspondent alan fisher talks about how al jazeera's english news network covers american news in the united states and around the world. "washington journal" is next. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] host: good morning, it is monday, july 2, 2012. right now you are looking at the shot of the pentagon in arlington, virginia, as we spend the first 45 minutes talking about recent changes to the role of women in combat. the department of defense recently opened up 14,000 military jobs closer to the front lines that have previously been closed to women. but critics are questioning whether the military have gone far enough. as we discussed those efforts of this money, we want to know what you think. give us a call -- a very good monday morning to you. we should note that congress is away from washington this week for the fourth of july recess, but it is still going to be an important week politically with the fallout from the supreme court decision a
in the crowd. >> it is the july 4 weekend. dave is a teacher at carnegie mellon. what the u.s. expect to hear from the president today? >> i want to see him, and i have such respect for the government under his leadership. e>> i am from philadelphia. the reason i came here today is the first time to see the president in person. >> you are from los angeles. >> i am here for the pre-college program at carnegie mellon. >> so this is a lesson in politics? >> yes, it is, and is cool to see him a hundred feet away. he is right in my front yard. it will be interesting. >> what do you expect to learn today? >> not only how particulate he is, because i have heard he is an amazing speaker, but how he gets people to vote for him and his different maneuvers and tactics. >> where are you from? >> i am here from los angeles, a stint in the pre-college -- a student in the pre-college program in musical theater. i am excited about it. >> you have been here for a couple of hours. what do you want to hear from the president? >> i am not here to hear anything from him, but i want him to know that i support him,
have said to me, how do we make it better with a sibling? what changed for us was the first thing that happened is, this is now my rule 1, take action. i flew out to the orchards, i panicked after 9/11. i would never get this better. what was i going to do? like everyone in new york and america, we were so traumatized with 9/11. i said to my husband, i am going to go out to the orchards. >> this is before you knew he was sick? >> i knew. he was still going full speed and no one would have known he was sick. he wasn't really sick, he just had his medical condition. i said i am going to go surprise him. i spent 2 days. >> simply because the world is coming to an end? >> i felt compelled. it was the moment i knew i had to turn the page. you just know. there is something that happens to you, i am going to turn the page. i was panicked. i was surprising him, he would have said no, i am too busy, i don't want you here. i spent a day running all over new york city trying not to freak out about the sirens buying flannel clothes, the right things for the orchard. this is ridiculous, i wear
. that means we may have to take a deal that gets us on the right path even if it does not give us the right structure. we will have the opportunity to get on the right structure and we will have the money to deal with it. it means we have to deal with the deficit before we are ever going to resolve all of the issues in health care and tax reform. i want to be sure that people do not have the sense that if we do not solve the entire 70 five- year, 150 year deficit issue, that anything short of that is a failure. there is no public-policy issue we have solved 75 years into the future. it is a result of inflated expectations and rhetoric to expect we will solve this problem 75 years out, or 100 years out in the future. my message is, let's not the perfect be the enemy of the good. if we can get onto a good path, let's take it and work from there to a better structure. >> i agree with that but let me be more optimistic about tax reform. this may be a moment where we dropped the impediment of incrementalism in tax reform which is fatal because then you are arguing about whose ox gets gored. this
bank hsbc. and former secretary of state madeline albright and colon powell talk about u.s. foreign policy. u.s. future regular layers acknowledged that the system failed to protect customers of financial group. which collapse last week, with the founder admits to $100 million in fraud. mr. again leer who heads the commodity future testified tuesday at senate hearing looking into the impact of new financial regulations. the committee also heard from a security and exchange commission regulator. good morning we call the committee together. we welcome everyone. let me say at beginning for the first panel, we have agreed because of importance of number of issues that we'll talking about today to two rounds. we'll give b giving each member seven minutes. we'll have additional time to have a full discussion. it's, two years since they passed the dodd-frank. there's been an open ruling making. as i said before, it's extremely important that we get the rules done right. repeatedly -- it was made final along with the entity start the clock on compliance. this is a significant step toward gr
of our department was laid off within a few months. the rest of us sweated every friday wondering when we would receive our layoff dates. we were finally all let go on march 11, 2011. four months after my layoff," she continues, "my husband was advised the rest of his department is being laid off after the job duties were transitioned to an offshore si site. my daughter, myself and my husband are all looking for work. we have four generations," virginia says, "living in our home. i have no idea what will hatch to all of us -- happen to all of us if none of us can find work. my husband served his time in the army and he and i have always worked full-time steady jobs. it feels like we're being punished for spending our lives working to take care of our family and keep a roof over our heads." and she continues, "america needs jobs. we want to work and need to work." and she points exclamation points in. "we are not lazy. instead, we are innovators and always have been. we need to regain our pride in our country, help each other and quit focusing on greed." virginia says, "my mother reminded
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